Forte Mare

Forte Mare, Herceg-Novi: Address, Forte Mare Reviews: 4/5

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Dragan011
Belgrade, Serbia17 contributions
Very nice fortress
Sep 2021 • Couples
For only 2€ you can climb the fortress and see the dungeons as well as the top level platforms. The view of the entrance of the bay is beautifull and I recommend you visit the place right before the sunset for the maximum experience.
Written 3 September 2021
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Lukasz8dosz
Wroclaw, Poland543 contributions
Okay
Aug 2020
The entry is 2 EUR. On the opposite side you can see the Prevlaka Peninsula of Croatia. Views are very nice also to the Herceg Novi beach.
Written 14 September 2020
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high_low73
Bergen, Norway790 contributions
Lovely fort, giving insight to Herceg Novi's history
Oct 2019
We were met by a lovely gentleman charging us just a few Euros entry fee. Not to informative, but downstairs we could see a 15-minute video telling the story of Ottoman admiral Barbarossa wrestling the fort from the Spanish in the 1539 Siege of Castelnuovo. This made for some great imagination for our 5-year old and we could roleplay the history as we walked around. The bastion was built between the 14th and 17th centuries but owes its current look to an Austrian makeover in 1833.
Written 4 January 2020
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Steve_Grant1
Oldham, UK1,182 contributions
Great iews
Oct 2019 • Couples
The fort is small when you enter it. But it has great views. When you go down to the promenade you can actually see the scale of it. Worth the €2 fee for me.
Written 10 October 2019
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David W
Chesterfield, UK53 contributions
Old Town and Fort.
Sep 2019 • Couples
Great way to spend an afternoon walking around the old Fort then a coffee or beer in the old town with its many restaurants and bars.
Written 4 September 2019
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RnWP
646 contributions
Worth a visit
Aug 2019
A great way to spend a few hours walking the fort from the old town, well worth a visit, be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes.
Written 17 August 2019
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dughall
Holmfirth, UK593 contributions
Stunning views but little more
Aug 2019
Please keep your expectations low. You are going to enjoy some absolutely amazing views but that’s pretty much it. No information/history or guidance but worth the few euros entry fee for the views alone.
Written 11 August 2019
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IlyaNJ
Marlboro, NJ786 contributions
Views over the bay
Jul 2019 • Family
The entrance is cheap, there is very little to see, but the views over the bay may be worth the effort all by themselves.
Written 26 July 2019
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tonyread50
Newark-on-Trent, UK24 contributions
Great views
May 2019 • Couples
Not an awful lot to see but only 2 euros to get in so it remains a must visit place if only for the views over Herceg Novi harbour.
Written 9 June 2019
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DocklandsDogs
London, UK226 contributions
Beautiful views!
Oct 2018 • Family
Forte Mare fortress offers truly beautiful views to its visitors. The cost of entering is a symbolic sum and is definitely worth going for a nice little stroll through the Old Town to this important historical site. In the summer months, the fortress is used in the evenings as an open air cinema, as well as for the Film Festival and, as such, has been a much loved and enjoyed venue over the years both by the locals and by the tourists. Some works have recently (in 2018) taken place in order to comply with requirements by the UNESCO (the permanent cinema screen has been taken down and the vegetation that was growing on the walls of the fortress has been tidied up and brought under control) as it is being considered to be offered UNESCO protection. It is a cultural heritage place. It is very memorable and it features on so many postcards from Herceg Novi too.
Written 11 January 2019
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